By Clare Hibbert
If you love trees, want to identify common trees or just want to get outdoors and understand nature, this book is for you. It is packed with photos of trees and their flowers and seeds and shows you how you can be a great tree spotter. It explores the different parts of the tree and looks out their life cycles including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal. Plus there are fun puzzles and challenges throughout the book, which will help you develop your observation and spotting skills, ready for the great outdoors.It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.
By Ben Hubbard
Inspiring profiles of young people who have changed the world around them for the better A look at some amazing young people, from activists to entrepreneurs, whose lives and achievements have had a big impact on the world around them. Designed to inspire and empower today's readers and show them that anyone, no matter how old, can make a big difference.
This Little Pebble
By Anna Claybourne, Sally Garland
This Little Pebble begins with a child finding a small, forgotten pebble in his pocket. It uses this simple premise as a jumping-off point to explore what rocks are, where they come from and how fundamental they are to life here on Earth. For readers aged six and up, This Little Pebble uses beautiful artwork to show the rich diversity of rocks all around us, with friendly, narrative text by award-winning children's writer Anna Claybourne making the book feel like a journey. It explores topics as fascinating and as wide-ranging as Earth's formation, the rock cycle, volcanoes and earthquakes, where precious stones come from and what fossils are. It also provides great support for for the topic of rocks in both the geography and science curriculum.
By Pete May
A fun look at the World Cup that features all the facts and stats, lists and essential data that boys (and lots of girls!) of all ages love. This book counts down the ten best teams in World Cup history, from Brazil in 1970 to Germany in 2014, and looks forward to the games and players that will light up the 2018 World Cup.Written by a successful journalist and social commentator with a particular interest in football, each book includes a big quiz so that readers can challenge their friends to see who is the real Football Expert! Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.
The Town Makeover
By Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
This book explores the theme of civic or community pride in shared spaces and is suitable for young children aged 5+. Noah is really looking forward to his favourite magician visiting his town but he thinks his town needs a makeover before he comes. He and his family and friends get to work clearing litter and decorating the town. But how do they all feel when it looks like the magician can't make it after all? For children following Book Bands, it is suitable for children reading at band 5: green.The book is a part of the British Values series which explores tricky subjects such as democracy, the rule of law, mutual respect and tolerance through fun illustrated stories. Each book includes teacher notes for discussing the theme of the story.
By Anita Ganeri
What does it feel like when you stroke a cat? How does your body tell you when it is hurting? Which part of your body has the toughest skin - and which is the most sensitive? All these questions and more to help you really understand what the sense of touch is all about.The series, Senses, is an engaging exploration of the senses for young readers. A mixture of photographs and illustrations clearly and simply help children understand the five senses in a thought-provoking way.Suitable for KS1.
By Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury
Natural disasters devastate communities. They reshape the landscape and can alter people's ways of life in an area for years after the event. Learn all about the 10 worst tsunamis in this book from the Tokaido tsunami in Japan in 1923 to the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.This series explores the world's top ten worst recorded disasters, explaining how and why they happen and where in the world they have taken place. The series also invites the reader to examine what they have learnt about natural disasters and to apply that knowledge by answering critical thinking questions at the end of each book. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
By Tim Harris
Rainforests are one of the most amazing environments on Earth and many plants, people and animals have made rainforests their home and are adapted to living there. They have to be tough to survive in the dense jungle, whether they live on the forest floor or high up in the canopy, what they eat and how they are adapted to survive in this hot and humid place, and of course avoiding the variety of predators that live there. Read on to find out how they do it! Books aimed at KS2 readers wanting to find out a bit more about world environments. Amazing Biomes explores six main habitats.
By Anita Ganeri
How many taste buds does the human tongue have? Why do some things taste good and some taste bad? Why is your tongue so long and bendy - and which other parts of the body help us to taste things? All these questions and more to help you really understand what the sense of taste is all about.The series, Senses, is an engaging exploration of the senses for young readers. A mixture of photographs and illustrations clearly and simply help children understand the five senses in a thought-provoking way.Suitable for KS1.
Ten Thousand Poisonous Plants in the World
By Paul Rockett
You can count numbers all around you, from the eight legs on a spider to the one nose on your face. But can you count the stars in the sky or the fish in the Amazon? Find out all about PLANTS in THE BIG COUNTDOWN, including the many different types and species, photosynthesis, flowers, pollination and seeds, how plants grow and how we depend on plants for food and many other products. Discover some amazing facts from the tallest tree to the most poisonous seeds.The Big Countdown looks at popular topics and investigates the great many numbers that make them fascinating. From the mind-bogglingly large to smallest and most precious, this series helps us understand that it's not just our days that are numbered.
Triceratops and other Horned Herbivores
By David West
TRICERATOPS and other horned herbivores.Included in the twelve dinosaurs featured are some of the most strangely shaped animals that ever roamed Earth. These massive herbivores had arrays of horns protruding from their skulls. Growing outwards from the backs of their heads were large, patterned frills used to scare their enemies and attract mates during courtship displays.Each title in the series, Dinosaurs! takes a close look at one particular type of dinosaur and reveals the facts about these incredible creatures.
Tyrannosaurus Rex and other Giant Carnivores
By David West
TYRANNOSAURUS REX and other giant carnivores.Included in the twelve dinosaurs featured are some of the biggest and most ferocious predators that ever roamed Earth. Some of these giant carnivores had serrated teeth over fifteen centimetres long that could slice through bone. Discover a world where these mighty predators stalked and ambushed their prey and fought over scraps of carrion. Each title in the series, Dinosaurs! takes a close look at one particular type of dinosaur and reveals the facts about these incredible creatures.
By Paul Manning
River Adventures takes intrepid young explorers on fascinating journeys of discovery along some of the world`s major rivers, from source to mouth. Along the way, readers find out about geography, settlement and trade, history, buildings and culture and much more.Thames takes the reader on a journey down the UKs most important river from its source near Oxford, through London to the wide Thames estuary.
By Jim Pipe
Experience the thrills of fast machines, daring journeys, extreme sports and much more through this series of action-packed high-interest reads designed for older children.Terrifying Storms takes a look at the most violent and extreme weather on Earth - from hurricanes to tornadoes and from dust storms to wildfires - and the havoc and destruction it wreaks. Packed with facts, stats, true-life stories and amazing photographs this book also offers a look at the causes of these events such as global warming and environmental change.
Ten Thousand, Eight Hundred and Twenty Endangered Species in the Animal Kingdom
By Paul Rockett, Mark Ruffle
You can count numbers all around you, from the eight legs on a spider to the one nose on your face. But can you count the stars in the sky or the fish in the Amazon? Find out all about ANIMALS in THE BIG COUNTDOWN, including evolution and classification, endangered species, reproduction and life cycles, habitats, migration and hibernation. Be amazed by the smallest and largest animals and the number of black feathers on a pink flamingo.The Big Countdown looks at popular topics and investigates the great many numbers that make them fascinating. From the mind-bogglingly large to smallest and most precious, this series helps us understand that it's not just our days that are numbered.
Turkey and Istanbul
By Philip Steele
A high-end geography series that explores some of the fastest-developing countries and cities in the world and assesses how they are dealing with the challenges of the 21st century. Topics looked at include: population structure, the economy, environmental sustainability and the outlook for the future. Each title also features a closer look at an individual city within the country.Turkey is an economic success story of recent times, and it is changing fast as it moves away from its traditional industries of farming and textiles. These changes are reflected in Turkey's great capital city, Istanbul. But the future holds key challenges. Bridging Europe and Asia, Turkey must decide whether it looks east or west in the future, while retaining its own identity and political stability in a region torn by conflict.
Take Fabulous Photos
By Jenny Bidner
Want to get into photography but not sure where to start? Baffled by the jargon used by experts? This book cuts through the jargon and tells you everything you need to get started in this fascinating hobby - as well as how to take fabulous photos!
By Sally Morgan
Tigers are one of the planets most popular animals and they are also are incredibly dangerous and wild. This book looks at their habitat, how they hunt and what makes them such fearsome predators. Striking photographs and amazing facts make these creatures leap off the page!Part of the series Amazing Animals which takes a close-up look at some of the worlds most amazing animals including Alligators and Corcodiles, Bears and Sharks.
Tigers and Other Big Cats
By Peter Gray
Brilliant books for animal artists! These books reinforce key art skills and help young children develop their repertoire. The step-by-step technique takes you from basic outlines to fully coloured up drawings using a range of paints and inks. Featuring popular animals to inspire young artists.
By Annabel Savery
Working Wheels takes a look at the exciting world of working machines and the jobs that they do. Trucks carry heavy loads over long distances.